devein

verb
de·​vein | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈvān How to pronounce devein (audio) \
deveined; deveining; deveins

Definition of devein

transitive verb

: to remove the dark dorsal vein from (shrimp)

Examples of devein in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shrimp in all forms (deveined, tail on or off, peeled or unpeeled), mussels, clams, lobster tails and fillets of a large assortment of fish types from mahi mahi to ahi tuna steaks are easily found. Chuck Blount, ExpressNews.com, "Chuck’s Food Shack: Make shopping and cooking easier with meat from the frozen food case," 30 Mar. 2020 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Tyson Foods launches alt-shrimp made from plants - and it could be jumbo," 6 Sep. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Tyson Foods launches alt-shrimp made from plants - and it could be jumbo," 6 Sep. 2019 Season 3/4 pounds medium peeled and deveined shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Radicchio Salad with Roasted Fennel and Shrimp," 2 Oct. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Tyson Foods launches alt-shrimp made from plants - and it could be jumbo," 6 Sep. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Tyson Foods launches alt-shrimp made from plants - and it could be jumbo," 6 Sep. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Tyson Foods launches alt-shrimp made from plants - and it could be jumbo," 6 Sep. 2019 Wolf says the product looks like a peeled, deveined and tailless cooked shrimp but is hypoallergenic, lower in calories and cholesterol, and higher in fiber. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, "Tyson Foods launches alt-shrimp made from plants - and it could be jumbo," 6 Sep. 2019

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Devein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devein. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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